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Police Blotter: 15 Feb 2010

Police Blotter: 15 Feb 2010

POLICE

KANDAL MAN TAKES AXe TO STEPMOTHER
A 26-year-old man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly murdered his stepmother. The suspect, from Kandal province, confessed to military police that he attacked his stepmother with an axe after becoming enraged by her attempts to sabotage his marriage. He was immediately taken to court by provincial police.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

BULLDOZER ACCIDENT KILLS 11-YEAR-OLD
A bulldozer ran over a child in Kampot province on Wednesday, instantly killing the 11-year-old boy. A local woman who hired the bulldozer to clear a plot of land said she tried to stop children from playing near the bulldozer but was unable to do so. The driver of the bulldozer fled the scene but is being tracked down by police and the victim’s family, who have demanded compensation.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

POST-PARTY ASSAULT KILLS MEANCHEY MEN
Two men were stabbed to death after leaving a child’s birthday party in Phnom Penh’s Boeung Tumpun commune, Meanchey district, on Wednesday night. The pair were involved in an ongoing verbal dispute with a group of men that turned nasty when they found the men waiting for them outside a house they had rented. Five men were arrested in connection with the murder on Thursday.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

REJECTED CUSTOMER PUNCHES WAITRESS
A disgruntled customer, dismayed by a waitress’s refusal to sleep with him, allegedly punched the 25-year-old woman in the face at a beer garden in Dangkor district, Phnom Penh, on Thursday night. The 25-year-old victim said she usually enjoyed dancing with the assailant but became engaged in a verbal dispute with him after repeatedly refusing his advances. She said he knocked her to the ground after she dismissed him. The suspect subsequently fled the scene of the crime. Police say they have not managed to capture him.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

DENTIST ISN’T SMILING AFTER RAPE ARREST
A dentist from Battambang province was arrested by police on Thursday for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl who he lured into a forest behind his house. The victim told police that the 28-year-old suspect offered her money to take off her clothes, then raped her and said that he would kill her if she said a word to anyone about the crime. The suspect has denied the allegations, accusing the victim of slander, but the victim has had medical examinations to try to prove the rape took place.
DEUM AMPIL

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